About Julien-Charles Lévesque
Julien-Charles Lévesque
Job title:
Ph.D. student
Office: PLT 1102-E
Personal WEB:
Research interests:
Machine learning, pattern recognition, large scale learning, distributed optimization, parallel programming, evolutionary algorithms, kernel methods.


Lecturer :

  • Distributed and parallel programming, Winter 2013

Teaching Assistant :

  • Computer Architecture (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Design I (2009), Design III (2008, 2009)
  • Sensors and imaging systems (2009)
  • Microprocessors systems and interfaces (2008, 2010)
  • Virtual reality (2009, 2010)

Academic degrees:
  • Ph.D. candidate in Computer Engineering (machine learning), Université Laval, in progress
  • M.Sc. in Computer Engineering (virtual reality), Université Laval, 2011
  • B.Ing. in Computer Engineering, Université Laval, 2008
  • Certificate in Modern Languages - Russian, Université Laval, 2010

  • Visiting research assistant, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, 2011
  • Research scientist, Laboratoire de Vision et Systèmes Numériques (LVSN), Université Laval, Québec, Canada, 2010
  • Research intern, LVSN, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, 2008
  • Programmer, Section Systèmes de Systèmes, Recherche et Développement Défense Canada, Québec, Canada, 2008
  • Intern, Matrox Imaging, Montréal, Canada, 2006

Activities and Associations:
  • Attended a Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany, 2013 [Web site]

Distinctions and Awards:
  • Doctoral research scholarship Alexander Graham Bell Canada, NSERC, 2013-2015
  • Doctoral research scholarship, Fonds de recherche Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT), 2012-2013
  • Scholarship for scientific dissemination, Faculté des Sciences et de Génie, Université Laval, 2012
  • Scholarship for the MITACS Accelerate internship program, 2010
  • Undergraduate Student Research Award, NSERC, 2008


Collaborative work and Supervised projects

Available publications


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